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Mug

The perfect mug to fit comfortably into the hand like an earthen hot water bottle. Use it to hold your morning brew or make it a matcha latte or warming hot chocolate before bed.

 “How to make the perfect coffee at home” – The Guardian

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Features
  • Diameter: 78mm / 3.07''
  • Height: 80mm / 3.15''
  • Capacity: 0.22l / 8oz
  • Material: Matt glazed stoneware
  • Crafted in Portugal
  • Designed with Ian McIntyre

It took many iterations to find this mug's companionable shape. The curve of the handle, the tilt of the rim even the weight were refined over time. The design features an elegant transition from square base to round top. Each mug is hand-dipped into the glaze and can show a slight variation on the rim. Ideally sized to hold the perfect Latte or your favourite hot drink.

Delivery & Returns
We deliver worldwide in bespoke Monoware packaging. Returns are accepted within 14 days, subject to terms. Full Delivery & Returns information.
Care instructions
Safe for dishwasher, freezer, microwave, and oven up to 250°C. Slight variation in glaze and form are the natural outcome of our making processes.

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Use for a lifetime

Tabletop essentials

Our everyday tableware is thoughtfully designed so you can make every meal a masterpiece. Timeless ceramics for the table, from morning to evening.

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Shaped for versatility

An elegant mug designed with ergonomics in mind. Transitioning invisibly from square base to round rim, it settles cosily into the hand while the soft-edged top invites the lips.

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Comfort in hand

For tea-drinkers and coffee-drinkers alike, it delivers just the right dose of your chosen liquid comfort. Fill to the brim with latte, or shy of the top with Earl Grey.

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Made to last

Stoneware is a resistant material that retains and distributes heat, so hot drinks lasts longer. Its strength also means mugs can be stacked, cleaned in a dishwasher or warmed up in a microwave.

The making of

Out of the fire

Our ceramics are made by a family-run factory in Portugal. They source clay locally and craft the pieces into our designed shapes. Before the pieces are completed, they are dipped in our unique glazes and single-fired, a process which minimises emissions.

Now Let's Cook

Coffee, chocolate and hazelnut madeleines

This recipe uses chicory extract for the coffee flavour which is pretty old-school. It brings back memories of childhood coffee cakes. If you prefer, one tablespoon of strongly brewed espresso will...

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FAQ's

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Is your pottery food safe?

Yes, our manufacturer carries out thorough tests to ensure the clays and glazes are safe and 100% lead-free

Can I put it in the microwave or oven?

Yes, all our stoneware products are safe to use in the oven and microwave, to a temperature of 250 ºC. Steer clear of placing pieces straight from the oven on to a cold surface, as a measure against shock resistance.

How about the freezer?

Yes, absolutely. Our ceramics have high thermal shock resistance, and will withstand temperature variations as low as -20 ºC.

Is is dishwasher safe?

Yes, our products can be washed daily in the dishwasher. To ensure our dishes last longer it is advisable to space them so they don’t rub or bump against each other during the cycle. We recommend you wash the larger and more delicate pieces by hand, as a precaution.

Can I use it on the stove?

No. Monoware dinnerware is not suitable for stovetop cooking or for use with an open flame.